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Critical Studies in Organization and Bureaucracy

Critical Studies in Organization and Bureaucracy - rev edition

ISBN13: 978-1566391221

Cover of Critical Studies in Organization and Bureaucracy REV 94 (ISBN 978-1566391221)
ISBN13: 978-1566391221
ISBN10: 1566391229
Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition/Copyright: REV 94
Publisher: Temple University Press
Published: 1994
International: No

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Critical Studies in Organization and Bureaucracy - REV 94 edition

ISBN13: 978-1566391221

Frank Ed. Fischer and Carmen Ed. Sirianni

ISBN13: 978-1566391221
ISBN10: 1566391229
Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition/Copyright: REV 94
Publisher: Temple University Press

Published: 1994
International: No
Summary

This collection of essays presents a range of critical approaches to the study of bureaucracy and organizations.

Table of Contents

Pt. I Classical Problems and Perspectives

1. Bureaucracy
2. The Spirit of Bureaucracy and Beyond Bureaucracy: The Paris Commune
3. Oligarchy
4. Scientific Management
5. The Real Meaning of Taylorism
6. Human Relations and the Informal Organization
7. Three Patterns of Bureaucracy

Pt. II Forms of Control and Divisions of Labor

8. Forms of Control in the Labor Process: An Historical Analysis
9. Machine Technology and Workplace Control: The U.S. Post Office
10. Organizing Consent on the Shop Floor: The Game of Making Out
11. Women, Unions, and Participative Management: Organizing in the Sunbelt
12. Organizational Expertise and Bureaucratic Control: Behavioral Science as Managerial Ideology
13. Reproducing Hierarchy: Job Evaluation and Comparable Worth in State Government
14. Manufacturing Management Ideology: Corporate Culture and Control in Financial Services

Pt. III Structures, Power, and Practices

15. The Rationing of Services in Street-Level Bureaucracies
16. Teaching and Learning in a Bureaucratic School
17. Women and Power in Organizations
18. Mentoring and Irrationality: The Role of Racial Taboos
19. Normal Accident at Three Mile Island
20. The Department of Defense and the Military-Industrial Establishment: The Politics of the Iron Triangle
21. Bureaucracy and the Regulation of Health and Safety at Work: A Comparison of the U.S. and Sweden
22. Class and Politics in the Organization of Public Administration: The U.S. Department of Labor
23. The AIDS Crisis and Organizational Failure

Pt. IV Organizational Alternatives and Social Change

24. The Collectivist Organization: An Alternative to Rational-Bureaucratic Models
25. Community-Owned Government: Empowering Rather than Serving
26. The Algebra Project: Organizing in the Spirit of Ella
27. Worker Participation in Technological Change: Interests, Influence, and Scope
28. Feminism and the Forms of Freedom
29. Learning Pluralism: Democracy and Diversity in Feminist Organizations
30. Internal Organization and Social Structure in Community Organizing: The Case of ACORN
31. Fishbowl Planning: Environmental Regulation, Economic Development, and Democratic Technique
32. Beyond NIMBY: Participatory Approaches to Hazardous Waste Management in Canada and the United States

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